November 30, 2022

Blackbeard and The Golden Age of Pirates

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From Onpoint with Tom Ashbrook On Valentine’s Day, [we were] talking booty —pirate booty—and the last days of the world’s most notorious pirate, Blackbeard. PHOTO:“Capture of the Pirate, Blackbeard, 1718″ depicting the battle between Blackbeard the Pirate and Lieutenant Maynard in Ocracoke Bay. (Jean Leon Gerome Ferris / Creative Commons) It turns out, almost everything […]